Saturday, March 2, 2024


Game Change

November 7, 2021

Mansha Daswani hears from leading distributors about how early-stage investments, smart windowing strategies and a keen focus on market intel are crucial to succeeding in the factual distribution business today.  


September 30, 2020

True-crime series remain a staple on schedules across the world, but the genre is evolving amid the changing needs of broadcasters, platforms and audiences.

Call of the Wild

July 8, 2020

New narrative and production techniques are being used in wildlife filmmaking, with messages of conservation front and center.

Staying Informed

June 17, 2020

Documentaries and specials focused on the coronavirus have been in high demand, exploring health-related aspects as well as human-interest stories.

How’d They Do That?

April 22, 2020

The latest evolutions in the diverse pop-science genre, where everything from engineering shows to motoring series are in demand.

Asia Gets Real

November 27, 2019

Ahead of ATF, World Screen Newsflash checks in with a number of factual distributors about their businesses in Asia.

Survival of the Fittest

October 2, 2019

Amid the emergence of a raft of SVOD buyers and rapid-fire consolidation among production companies, factual distributors are redefining how they do business. In some respects, there has never been a better time to be a documentary distributor. Channels, free …

Hooked on Science

March 27, 2019

Jay Stuart explores how producers and distributors are upping the stakes in science documentaries.